Amber Jane Ristau and Justin Tanner Curtis were united in marriage on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at the G.G. Greene Estate in Warren. Pastor Steve Gruver officiated, and an outdoor reception immediately followed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Raye Abbott of Sugar Grove, and David and Patti Ristau of Jamestown, N.Y. The groom is the son of Jay and Julie Curtis of Sugar Grove.
Escorted in marriage by her mother, the bride was attended by maid of honor Kari Hitchcock, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kristin Concilio and Carla DiBlasio, friends of the bride, and Shelly Carlson, Mitchyl Hedman, and Lakia Hedman, cousins of the bride. Best man was Jayson Curtis, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Jacoby Curtis and Jameson Curtis, brothers of the groom, and Richard Lindell, Drew Wilcox, and Adam Hoisington, friends of the groom. Flower girls were Flayre Farina and Amelia-Glee Farina, cousins of the groom. Christina Briggs, friend of the bride and groom, was mistress of ceremonies.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Eisenhower High School, and a 2009 graduate of Mercyhurst College. She is employed by the Barber National Institute. The groom is a 2001 graduate of Eisenhower High School, and a 2005 graduate of Penn State Altoona. He is employed by Curtis Well Service.
The couple honeymooned at Sandals La Toc in St. Lucia, and now resides in Sugar Grove.